Solar accounting 101: How to estimate the annual credit/deficit for your power bill, for a given solar system

October 1, 2019 manager Leave a comment
A key reason that someone would get rooftop solar is because they would dearly love to never pay another power bill again. The problem is it is not immediately obvious which PV system will eliminate your bill as it depends on a number of factors.   If you are unfamiliar with solar it is difficult to know what questions to ask a solar retailer and how to distinguish valid claims from invalid claims. So how do know what your annual power bill is likely to be for a given solar system?  Here is a broad overview of how to work that out:

Nine myths about new energy

October 15, 2018 admin Leave a comment

Nine myths about new energy

 

I will begin this list with my first introduction to a myth about renewable energy, put forward by the 'pro-nuclear, pro-coal, anti-renewable' advocates circa 2005:

 

1) ‘We could never integrate more than 5% intermittent renewables (they meant wind and solar) into an electricity grid.’